This week, we continue our series of deep dives into the histories of storied addresses.

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When a New York Times reporter caught a horror-themed drag show at Don Pedro in 2014, he described it as an “off-the-wall experience”— which is how you could describe so many of the shows there. Riot Chica, for instance, was a “queer riot girl” show that featured the likes of Amor Prohibido, a cover band that puts a punk spin on the classics of late cumbia superstar Selena. 

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